Cameroon elections catapult women, more than doubling their representation in the National Assembly

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Cameroon elections catapult women, more than doubling their representation in the National Assembly

In Cameroon, defenders of gender equality and the empowerment of women today have a reason to celebrate. This follows the announcement of the results of the legislative elections held on 30 September 2013. The results of the elections, announced in October have ensured that the National Assembly now has 56 women deputies, out of a total 180, i.e. 31.1 per cent. 

We invite our users to read the full article published on October 25th 2013 by UN Women.

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